One time Tom tricked Aunt Polly into thinking that his toe is falling off, one day Tom lies to Aunt Polly about his dream. Based on Tom’s actions we can see that Tom is a lousy role
Ponyboy “ said that he was late for supper” “Darry had cooked dinner: baked chicken and potatoes and corn,” Ponyboy said that he loves chicken, then Ponyboy said, “Then we hurried to take a shower and change clothes. Me and Soda and Darry always got spruced up before a rumble. And besides, we wanted to show those socks we weren’t trash, that we were just as good as they were. Then Johnny talks about why everyone fights. Darry fight for pride, Soda fight for fun, Steve fight for hatred, Two-Bit for conformity.
For starters, Ponyboys actions affected his older brother Darry in chapter 1-4. Ponyboy decides to go to the theaters by himself without anyone from his gang to company him. He finished his movie and decided to walk home even thought he could have called someone to pick him up, and a lot of Ponyboy’s decisions affect his older brother Darry. “I could have called Darry and he would have come by on his way home and picked me up, or Two-Bit Mathews--- one of our gang--- would have come to get me in his car if I had asked him, but sometimes I just don't use my head .It drives my brother Darry nuts when I do stuff like that, 'cause I'm supposed to be smart” (PDF pag. 4)This example connects to the theme because it shows that Ponyboy does not
After Darry yells at Soda, who was try to stick up for Ponyboy, Ponyboy explored. He can’t stand of Darry’s way of solving problems anymore. Moreover, Ponyboy yelled at Darry. Darry was so angry at that time and he slapped Ponyboy hard. Then “suddenly it was deathly quiet, we had all frozen.
After talking for a while my mom got off the phone and started talking to me, I remember one distinct thing she said to me. She said that she wished my grandparents were alive and that if they were alive we would not go back. I questioned what she meant, but then it came to me. She did not want to go back to our home and have to deal with my dad. My mom did not want to listen to my dad anymore, she was tired of him and want to be some where he was not.
The kid might throw a fit and a tantrum if parents do not get what he wants. Every person on earth has different locations in society. Which make us every human different. For example To use to being in charge so he uses brute force to get people do he wants. Sense he always has to be his way, no one else.. Tom is a great football player.
We can see this when Ponyboy says, “Darry is always rough with me without meaning to be. Sometimes I just don’t use my head. It drives my brother Darry nuts when I do stuff like that, cause I’m supposed to be smart; I make good grades and have a high IQ and everything, but I don’t use my
Tom answered "At the gift shop over there, Mr. Brown." Then Tom pointed at the gift shop. Mr. Brown asked, “How do you know my name?” Tom replied, "I'm a turkeys that lived on your farm and I ran away because you were going to eat me for Thanksgiving diner this year. My name is Tom."
First off, Tom is passing around the drinks with no end near in sight, essentially insisting the group to drink more, and this shows how pushy he could get without realizing it. Also, he is very controlling with Myrtle and makes her say or do things she might not have wanted to say. Tom even broke the nose of Myrtle, acknowledging his abusive side, which is shown with his relationship with Daisy. Throughout the book, Tom is portrayed as a presumptuous person, and his aggressive and cruelness unquestionably shaped the way the book
Mommy insults Grandma saying “you are such a liar!” (133). She appears as sadistic, cruel and authoritarian one who aims to weaken Daddy and takes control over the house. It shows when she forces Daddy to repeat her story as she thinks that he does not give her story much attention “What did I say? What did I just say? (95)”.